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tump

[tuhmp] /tʌmp/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a small mound, hill, or rise of ground.
2.
a clump of grass, shrubs, or trees, especially rising from a swamp or bog.
3.
a heap or stack, as a haystack.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; of obscure origin
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  • These baskets were slung over a shoulder, or carried by means of a tump line, which fastened about the forehead.
British Dictionary definitions for tump

tump

/tʌmp/
noun
1.
(Western English, dialect) a small mound or clump
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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